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Heritage Portfolio

Below is a selection of some of the heritage projects that we have completed. Our heritage consultants have to deal with complex heritage and planning issues across diverse sectors and our expertise and experience in the heritage field has provided all of our clients with positive outcomes. We specialise in heritage statements, statements of significance and desk based assessments and aim to provide guidance and advice to those clients who need to navigate this part of the planning process.

If you would like to know more about the projects listed here, please feel free to get in touch via email to info@avalonheritage.co.uk or call us on 01782 551 770.

All Saint's Church, Chebsey, Staffordshire

Archaeological Watching Brief

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the Parochial Church Council of All Saints Church, Chebsey in Staffordshire to provide an archaeological watching brief during groundworks to install an accessible lavatory in the space currently used as the Vestry. The church…

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Caverswall Castle, Caverswall, Staffordshire

Heritage Statement on the significance of a Victorian Conservatory

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the owner of Caverswall Castle, to prepare a Statement of Significance on a 19 th century Victorian conservatory/glasshouse. The castle is situated in Caverswall Village, Staffordshire and is a grade I listed building as…

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Grade II Listed Farmhouse, Heaton.

Heritage Impact Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were been commissioned by the owners of a Grade II listed farmhouse in the Staffordshire Moorlands to prepare a Heritage Impact Statement relating to a number of proposed internal changes to the farmhouse and relating to the…

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St Dominic's Convent, Stone, Staffordshire

Heritage Impact Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the Convent to prepare a pre-application heritage statement relating to a proposed scheme for the development of the St. Dominic’s Convent building and its grounds, in Stone Staffordshire, for the purposes of senior living and…

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The Dye House, Rushton Spencer.

Heritage Impact Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were asked by the owners of The Dye House to prepare a Heritage Impact Statement in support of a planning application for the demolition of The Dye House in Rushton Spencer. Cartographic and archival evidence suggest that the Dye…

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Mill Farm Barns, Stone

Heritage Impact Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were asked to undertake a heritage impact statement in support of an appeal by the applicant against a refusal to grant planning permission by Stafford Borough Council for the erection of extra living space in the form of…

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Aspley Farm

Watching Brief

About the Project

In December 2016 Avalon Heritage weres commissioned by The AJ & AK Warrington Discretionary Trust to undertake a programme of historic building recording on a mid- 19th century barn within the curtilage of a grade II listedarmhouse at Aspley House…

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Quarry Bungalow, Baddeley Green

Historic Building Recording

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the owners of Quarry Bungalow to undertake a Building Recording prior to the demolition of the existing dwelling followed by the erection of a replacement dwelling with vehicular access. Quarry Bungalow is considered to be of…

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Land to the rear of Charles Cotton Hotel, Hartington

Heritage Statements

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by Guy Taylor Associates, on behalf of their client, to prepare a Heritage Statement relating to proposals for the conversion of three stone built, former agricultural buildings to residential use and the replacement of an…

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Orme Boys School, Newcastle Under Lyme

About the Project

Avalon Heritage was commissioned by Kettle and Talbot Ltd to undertake a programme of historic building recording at the former Orme Centre in Newcastle under Lyme. The site contains three buildings of interest represented by the Grade II listed Old…

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Spode Cottage Public House, Lichfield

Building Recording

About the Project

Planning permission was granted by Lichfield District Council for the conversion of Spode Cottage Public House to residential use and Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by the owners, to carry out a programme of level 1 building recording prior…

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Market Place, Leek

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by L C Construction to carry out an archaeological watching brief during consented works at the Land behind 14 Market Place, Leek, in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The site is located in the Leek town…

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Neuadd Maldwynn, Welshpool

About the Project

Avalon Heritage have been commissioned by Lovelock Mitchell Architects to carry out a Heritage Impact Statement on the council offices in Welspool, Powys. The proposal is to turn the building into senior living - this project is ongoing and…

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Brinklow Quarry, Warwickshire

Archaeological Watching Brief

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by the owners of Brinklow Quarry to carry out archaeological excavation works in relation to mineral extraction activities. Avalon Heritage were able to negotiate with the LPA to reduce the amount of work needed on the…

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Dains Mill, Staffordshire Moorlands

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by the owners of Dains Mill to undertake a Heritage Statement in support of a planning application for the variation on a planning permission, originally granted by the Peak District National Park Authority in…

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Turner Heath, Bollington, Cheshire

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd (AHL) were commissioned by the owners of Turner Heath, to prepare a Heritage Impact Statement relating to the demolition of the current, single story extension to the rear of Turner Heath and the erection of…

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St Stephen's School, Fradley, Staffordshire

Archaeological Watching Brief

About the Project

Watching brief on an extension at St Stephen's School in Fradley for Fords of Blythe Bridge.

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Manor Mill Chadderton, Oldham

Assessment of historic windows

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commission to carry out a window survey on the Grade II listedManor Mill in Chadderton, Oldham. The survey is intended as an assessment aid regarding any future planning proposals made concerning window refurbishment/replacement. Manor Mill…

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Arboretum Road, Walsall

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned by the owners of Arboretum Road, to prepare a Heritage Impact Statement o support a planning applicationfor a single storey extension to the rear of the property to provide independent living for a disabled…

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Market Place, Derby

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Limited were commission to undertake a Heritage Impact Statement on a grade II listed building within the Derby City Conservation Area prior to it's conversion into residences. Our heritage consultant was able to ensure that the plans…

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The Wardwick Tavern, Derby

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by Derby based developer 3GP Ltd to carry out a Heritage Statement on this 19th century, grade II listed former pub and nightclub. Due for redevelopment into studio accommodation the developer has had to overcome…

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The Jacobean House

Heritage Statement, Grade II* listed building

About the Project

The Jacobean House is a grade II listed building and is one of the earliest stone built buildings in Derby town centre. This former bar and restaurant is due to be redeveloped into residential use. Avalon Heritage have…

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Hillside Chapel, Mow Cop

Statement of Significance Grade II listed building

About the Project

An exceptionally well preserved 19th century Weslyan Chapel with the ground floor converted by the owners as a residence. Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the owners to provide a Statement of Significance on the Chapel to advise on listed…

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Haydon Way, Studley

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The owners of a Grade II listed property near Studley in Warwickshire have commissioned Avalon Heritage to support them with a contentious planning application to build a garage to the rear of their property. The project has been in planning…

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High Street, Cricklade

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The owners of High Street in Cricklade, Wiltshire, commissioned Avalon Heritage to undertake a Heritage Statement to inform on the impacts of the demolition and rebuild of some old barns. The property is in the Cricklade Conservation area and…

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Derwentside, former iron foundry

Archaeological Evaluation

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commission by the developers of the former iron foundry works at Derwentside in Belper, Derbyshire to carry out an archaeological evaluation on the groundworks during demotion of the industrial buildings. The first iron foundry in Belper…

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Globe House, Walsall

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The owners of Globe House in Bridge Street Conservation Area, Walsall commission Avalon Heritage to undertake a Heritage Statement prior to redeveloping the building into residential accommodation. The building is a good example, both inside and out of Victorian…

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St Bartholemew's Hospital, Rochester

Archaeological Evaluation

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by MCR Property Development to undertake an archaeological evaluation to inform on the potential for buried archaeological remains at the site of the former St Bartholemew's Hospital in Rochester, Kent. The evaluation posed a variety…

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The Mill House, Ercall Magna

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The owners of the listed Mill House commissioned Avalon Heritage to undertake a Heritage Statement to inform on plans to redevelop a barn, within the curtilage of the main building into a residence for a family member. There has…

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Croxden Abbey

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Works in the grounds of Croxden Abbey relating to a farmhouse and a planning application for minor landscaping.

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Powys Castle

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were asked by the Powys Castle Estate to undertake a heritage statement. The castle is dramatically positioned on a steep rise above formal gardens and is surrounded by the stunningly beautiful Powys Castle Estate. …

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The Old Granary

Building Recording and Archaeological Watching Brief

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the owners of the Old Granary a 19th century barn, to provide heritage services prior to its conversion into a residence. The Old Granary sits within the Newton Regis Conservation Area and as such…

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The Cow Barn

About the Project

Avalon Heritage was commissioned by the owners of The Cow Barn to provide a heritage statement prior to the demolition of The Cow Barn and its replacement with a building using material salvaged from the original barn.

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Sheaf Street, Daventry

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by the owners of this Grade II listed building to undertake a heritage statement. The core of the building dated back to the 17th century and had undergone many alterations over the years. It's current,…

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Former Electric Cinema, Congleton

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned to provide a heritage statement for the conversion of the former Electric Cinema into residences. The client faced a number of heritage issues which had the potential to result in significant costs. By…

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Former Steiner School

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The former Steiner School known as Michael House was was occupied by an early 20th century Steiner School which followed the educational values and beliefs, often referred to as Waldorf eduction, of Rudolph Steiner, an Austrian philosopher, social reformer,…

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Cassiobury Lodge

About the Project

A Heritage Statement was undertaken on this unique property in Bedfordshire to overcome issues relating to internal changes.

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Loxley Valley

About the Project

The Loxley Valley was once the site of a number of 18th century mills making metal works. The fast flowing river Loxley has been a site of industry for over 300 years with its last factories producing bricks for…

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Site in Hereford

Archaeological excavation

About the Project

An archaeological excavation was required to discharge planning conditions relating to the proposed site of a reservoir in Herefordshire. The site yielded several cremations and a burial mound. The applicant was keen to ensure that the reservoir did not…

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Putney Vale Cemetary

Heritage Statement and Archaeological Assessment

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned by Wandsworth Council to provide a heritage statement and archaeological assessment in relation to the construction of a block of apartments adjacent to the grade 2 listed Putney Vale Cemetery whilst within the wider area…

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Staffordshire Magistrates Court

Heritage Statement

About the Project

Avalon Heritage Ltd were commissioned to provide a heritage statement in relation to the construction of a new car park at Staffordshire Magistrates Court.

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Lower Forge, Dunkirk Mills

Heritage Statement

About the Project

The owners of Lower Forge commissioned Avalon Heritage to provide a heritage statement for listed building consent for the installation of new windows. Lower Forge was once part of the impressive Dunkirk Mill complex located in Stroud and is…

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Site in Sparkbrook Birmingham

About the Project

Heritage does not always involve old/listed buildings, it also encompasses the development of modern buildings that are in close proximity to listed buildings. This building located in Sparkbrook in Birmingham needed a heritage statement to inform on the impacts of…

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Lichfield Street, Walsall

About the Project

A listed building in Walsall town centre, a heritage statement was required for retrospective planning permission to refurbish the building into offices. Once the headquarters of the Walsall Advertiser, it is an important building which is part of Walsall's…

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Loxley Valley

About the Project

The Loxley valley was once a centre of industry from the 18th century until the 1990s. The fast flowing Loxley river was host to a number of mills, dams, water engineering features and factories. A heritage statement was…

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Public House in Whitby

About the Project

This charming 16th century pub in the heart of Whitby needed a heritage statement in relation to some internal alterations. The building contained a wealth of original features and had a fascinating history.

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Abington Street, Northampton

About the Project

This early 20th century purpose built grade II listed Woolworths store required a heritage statement to inform on the impact on nearby listed buildings from redevelopment of the building into residential units.

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Imperial Cinema, Walsall

About the Project

This former agricultural exchange building built in the early 19th century evolved into a theatre and one of the first cinemas in Walsall, finally becoming a Weatherspoons public house in recent years. Still intact is the auditorium and stage together…

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Bradshaw House

About the Project

Bradshaw House is a well preserved grade II listed building in Congleton, built in circa 1820. The classically arranged main facade is typically late Georgian/Regency in style. A blue plaque fixed to the front wall of the steps commemorates…

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The Old Railway Station

About the Project

The old railway station, still intact with many historic features remaining required a heritage statement to inform on the impacts of development of the site on the surrounding historic environment and the potential of archaeological remains relating to its former…

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Former Silk Mill

About the Project

An example of a former silk warehouse in need of total renovation, contained original features and fabric which the applicant is intending to incorporated within a scheme to turn it into three dwellings. A heritage statement was required to inform…

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Longton Town Hall, Stoke on Trent

About the Project

Longton Town Hall in Stoke on Trent is a impressive late 19th century building with all of its architectural detailing preserved. A heritage statement was required to advise on potential redevelopment into office space.

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Charles Street, Walsall

About the Project

An old factory building on Charles Street due for demolition to make way for modern apartments, required a heritage statement to inform on the impact on a conservation area.

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Lichfield Street, Walsall

About the Project

Avalon Heritage were commissioned to provide a heritage statement for the conversion of a former nightclub into residences. The building had been vacant for a number of years and had suffered neglect and damage. Whilst the building had…

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